HORIBA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
September 27 - October 1 2010
Excursion to Kamakura and Yokohama on Wednesday 29 September
- 1. Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine
The largest Shinto shrine in Kamakura, built by Yoritomo Minamoto, founder of the Kamakura Shogunate
and the first Shogun in the Kamakura Period (1185-1333).
- 2. Kencho-ji Temple
Number one of Kamakura's Five Zen Temples, the oldest in the city (built 1253) and one of the oldest in all Japan.
- 3. Great Buddha
A bronze statue of Amida that is 13.35 meters tall cast in 1252.
You can go inside with an extra fee of \20.
- 4. China Town in Yokohama